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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Arabic
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Menu

APPETIZERS​
Baba Ghannuj (Eggplant Dip)
Baked eggplant, peeled & then carefully whipped w/ tahini, fresh lemon juice, fresh garlic, olive, seasonings
$4.99
Spinach Pie
Spinach, onion, lemon, olive oil & our own seasoning, baked in pita bread & served w/ tahini sauce & feta cheese
$4.99
Hummus Bil-Tahini
Fresh garbanzo beans (chick peas) carefully mixed w/ tahini (sesame paste) fresh lemon juice, fresh garlic & olive oil
$4.99
Appetizer Plate
A​ bit of it all-hummus, baba ghannuj, falafel & grape leaves
$6.99
Foule Medumas (Fava Beans)
Boiled or pan-fried java beans are mashed & then mixed w/ garlic, tomato, onion & lemon juice; served w/ olive oil (it is a meal)
$4.99
Falafel (8 Pieces)
Spicy ground chick peas, parsley, onion, garlic, & our own spices
$4.99
Lamb Samosa
Lean ground lamb, onion, peas, green chili peppers, salt, turmeric, spices, stuffed inside triangular dough
$5.99
Vegetable Samosa
Potatoes, peas, green chili peppers, salt, parsley, spices stuffed inside triangular dough
$5.99
SALADS​
All salads served w/ bread
Tabouleh Salad
Finely​ diced parsley, chopped tomato, fresh cucumbers, fine bulgur, lemon juice, olive oil & salt
$5.99
Greek Chicken Salad
Lettuce, tomato, feta cheese, non-pitted black olives, seasonings & Greek chicken
$7.99
Greek Salad
Lettuce, tomato, fresh cucumbers, feta cheese, black olives & our own seasonings
$6.99
ENTREES​
Served w/ your choice of rice, hummus or French fries, salad & bread & your choice of tahini, cucumber or hot sauce
Chicken Gyro
Tender​ slices of chicken thigh, marinated in our own spices, served w/ salad, bread & your choice of rice, hummus or French fries
$8.99
Rice
Hummus
French fries
Tahini
Hot
Chicken Kabob
Chicken breast basted w/ garlic & curry; grilled. Served w/ salad, bread & your choice of rice, hummus or French fries
$9.99
Rice
Hummus
French fries
Tahini
Hot
Gyro (Shawirma)
Slices of gyro, served w/ salad, bread & your choice of rice, hummus or French fries
$8.99
Rice
Hummus
French fries
Tahini
Hot
Lamb Kabob
Chunks of lamb marinated in spices, grilled & served w/ salad, bread & your choice of rice, hummus or French fries
$11.99
Rice
Hummus
French fries
Tahini
Hot
Kufta Kabob
Ground lamb, garlic, parsley & onion, served w/ salad, bread & your choice of rice, hummus or French fries
$9.99
Rice
Hummus
French fries
Tahini
Hot
Greek Chicken Plate
Grilled chicken breast marinated in Greek sauce, served w/ salad, bread & your choice of rice, hummus or French fries.
$9.99
Rice
Hummus
French fries
Tahini
Hot
Sauteed Chicken w/ Vegetables
Tender slices of chicken breast spiced w/ curry powder & ginger, sauteed w/ onion, tomato, garlic, cauliflower, zucchini, potato & a dash of olive oil
$9.99
Rice
Hummus
French fries
Tahini
Hot
Mediterranean Chicken
Chicken breast basted w/ garlic, onion & lemon juice, grilled. Served w/ salad, bread, & your choice of rice, hummus, or fresh fries
$9.99
Rice
Hummus
French fries
Tahini
Hot
Tandori Chicken
Chicken breast nested w/ garlic, onion & tandori paste, served w/ salad, bread & your choice of rice, hummus or French fries.
$9.99
Rice
Hummus
French fries
Tahini
Hot
COMBINATION DINNERS​
Served w/ your choice of rice, hummus or French fries, salad & bread & your choice of tahini, cucumber or hot sauce
Gyro Combo
Chicken gyro & beef/lamb gyro slices, served w/ salad, bread & your choice of rice, hummus or French fries.
$9.99
Rice
Hummus
French fries
Tahini
Cucumber
Hot
Chicken Combo
Chicken​ kabob & chicken gyros, served w/ salad, bread & your choice of rice, hummus or French fries
$9.99
Rice
Hummus
French fries
Tahini
Cucumber
Hot
Chicken Lover
Chicken kabob & chicken gyros, served w/ salad, bread & your choice of rice, hummus or French fries
$10.99
Rice
Hummus
French fries
Tahini
Cucumber
Hot
Kabob Combo
Lamb kabob & kufta kabob. Served w/ salad, bread & your choice of rice, hummus or French fries
$11.99
Rice
Hummus
French fries
Tahini
Cucumber
Hot
Holy Land Combo
Gyro, chicken gyro, kufta kabob, shish kabob & chicken kabob. Served w/ salad, bread & your choice of rice, hummus or French fries
$13.99
Rice
Hummus
French fries
Tahini
Cucumber
Hot
Vegetarian Combo
spinach pie, grape leaves, falafel. served w/ salad, bread & your choice of rice, hummus or French fries
$9.99
Rice
Hummus
French fries
Tahini
Cucumber
Hot
Sheiks Dinner
Falafel, hummus, grape leaves, gyro, chicken gyro, kufta-shish-chicken kabobs, Greek chicken; served w/ house salad, rice & dessert
2+ People $29.95
4+ People $49.95
Rice
Hummus
French fries
Tahini
Cucumber
Hot
Vegetarian Sheiks Dinner
Falafel, hummus, grape leaves, served w/ tabouli salad, spinach pie, rice sauteed vegetable & dessert
2+ People $24.99
4+ People $49.99
Rice
Hummus
French fries
Tahini
Cucumber
Hot
ROTISSERIE CHICKEN​
Rotisserie Chicken
Your favorite piece from a fresh rotisserie chicken. Make it a dinner for 2 more Dinner includes: salad, bread, garlic potato dip, & your choice of rice, hummus, or French fries.
BBQ
Garlic lemon
Original
Spicy
Whole $7.99
Half $4.99
1/4 Breast $3.99
1/4 Thigh $2.99
BURGERS​
1/3 Lb. Burger
1/3 lb. Burger made from 100 percent Angus beef
$5.99
French fries & fountain drink $+1.00
Onion rings & fountain drink $+1.50
Veggie Burger
$4.99
French fries & fountain drink $+1.00
Onion rings & fountain drink $+1.50
SANDWICHES​
Served in pocket bread w/ lettuce, tomato, fresh cucumber, onion & choice of tahini, cucumber or hot sauce
Request any sandwich served as a platter w/ meat, salad & bread for 1.00 extra
Holy Land Chicken
Tender sliced chicken breast marinated in curry spices, grilled w/ banana pepper & onion. Served w/ fresh cucumber, lettuce, & tomato
$6.99
Tahini
Cucumber
Hot
Meat, salad & bread $+1.00
Chicken Gyro (Shawirma)
Tender​ slices of thighs marinated in lemon & ginger grilled w/ onion & a dash of curry spice. Served w/ fresh cucumber, lettuce, & tomato
$6.99
Tahini
Cucumber
Hot
Meat, salad & bread $+1.00
Gyro (Shawirma)
Tender slices of beef & lamb in spices. Served w/ fresh cucumber, lettuce, tomato & onion
$6.99
Tahini
Cucumber
Hot
Meat, salad & bread $+1.00
Greek Chicken
Tender sliced chicken breast marinated in Greek dressing. Served w/ fresh cucumber, lettuce, tomato, & onion
$6.99
Tahini
Cucumber
Hot
Meat, salad & bread $+1.00
Falafel Combination
Deep fried falafel w/ potato, cauliflower, zucchini & fresh garlic. Served w/ fresh cucumber, lettuce, tomato, & onion
$6.99
Tahini
Cucumber
Hot
Meat, salad & bread $+1.00
Kufta Kebob
Ground lamb, seasoned w/ onion, parsley & spices, then grilled. Served w/ fresh cucumber, lettuce, & tomato
$6.99
Tahini
Cucumber
Hot
Meat, salad & bread $+1.00
Sovlaki
Tender chunks of lamb, marinated in our own special spices. Served w/ fresh cucumber, lettuce, tomato, & onion
$6.99
Tahini
Cucumber
Hot
Meat, salad & bread $+1.00
Falafel
Spicy ground chick peas shaped into patties; deep fried to flavorful crispiness. Served w/ fresh cucumber, lettuce, tomato, & onion
$6.99
Tahini
Cucumber
Hot
Meat, salad & bread $+1.00
SIDE ORDERS​
Diced Feta
$1.99
Greek Peppers
$1.99
Tahini Sauce
$0.49
Hot Sauce
$0.49
French Fries
$1.99
Rice
$1.99
Pocket Bread
$0.50
Side Hummus
$2.49
Tzatziki Sauce
$0.49
Non-Pitted Olives
$2.99
BEVERAGES​
20 Oz. Pepsi
$1.99
20 Oz. Diet Pepsi
$1.99
20 Oz. Mountain Dew
$1.99
20 Oz. Iced Tea
$1.99
16 Oz. Water
$1.49
16 Oz. Fountain Drink
$1.99
DESSERTS​
Baklava
$1.99
Nut Roll
$1.99
Honey Cake
$1.99
Kataifi
$1.99
Sponsored by: Holy Land Bakery, Grocery and Deli

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. So much delicious food!!
1. So much delicious food!!
"was delicious! So much incredibly good food"
wombat1223
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2. Great Vegan & veget. options
2. Great Vegan & veget. options
"great variety of food (vegan and vegetarian options)"
stinaseverina
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3. Best of the Best
3. Best of the Best
"This place is great."
jcowper
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I am a regular customer here. The food is amazing. Never disappoints!! The staff is very friendly and accommodating. Would keep on visiting!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great servers. The food came very fast. Everything was cooked perfectly and the food was very good and halal. Very organized!!!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Awesome service and very delicious and flavorful food! Would definitely recommend stopping by this super good restaurant.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 3 days ago

With this Covid-19 quarantine, I haven’t eaten out since March. It was really good to finally eat a meal that wasn’t home cooked. Before the virus I would always enjoy coming here and I still do. I am really happy that that opened up again....More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The store and restaurant area was very clean. The staff were all wearing masks and gloves, everyone was social distancing. The food was excellent, the servings were huge and the staff was very friendly. One of the cooks thanked us for coming in and another...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I only get to Minneapolis a couple of times a year, and among the absolutely essential stops is The Holy Land restaurant on Central Ave. The restaurant and adjacent grocery area are staffed by extremely friendly and helpful people. It's a pleasure to order my...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time eating at Holy Land and it was just as good as first time I ate here. The customer service is impeccable, our waitress was incredibly kind and also gave us free honey cakes with our meal. I have nothing negative to say about...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We’ve been regulars for a long time because Holy Land NEVER disappoints. All the food is fresh, served hot, and the staff is exceptional. Best rotisserie chicken I’ve ever had, served with Naan bread hot off the grill. A wonderful grocery store that’s reasonable and...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is delicious and the people are very kind! They have a great variety of middle eastern food. MyshaAllah!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live about 20 miles away from Holy Land, but we drive there often just because they are worth the trip. The meat is very fresh and affordable. The restaurant is yummy, and they recently added Kunafa - my favorite Turkish dessert, which excited me...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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kidsaregr8
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Response from RMeli | Reviewed this property |
contact them directly
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February 19, 2015|
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Response from Majdiwadi | Property representative |
actually no , we are no longer offer buffet at central ave location , but we do at lake street location
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